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J C Cates DO

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2841 Debarr Rd Ste 50, Anchorage, AK 99508

(907) 276-6301

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Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Bravo Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
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Primary: Gastroenterologist (Stomach & Bowel Specialist)

Sub-Specialty: General,Doctor of Critical Care Medicine

Additional Specialties: Critical Care Specialist, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Gastroenterology


Board Certified


Accepts New Patients
  • Hepatitis
  • Colon Polyps
  • Cirrhosis
  • Diarrhea
  • Acid Reflux
  • Pain
  • Hepatitis C

Provider Training


Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

Location & Hours

Practice Affiliations

Practice At 2841 Debarr Road Suite 50

2841 Debarr Road Suite 50

Anchorage, AK 99508

Practice At 4800 Cordova Street Suite 100

4800 Cordova Street Suite 100

Anchorage, AK 99503

Practice At 2841 Debarr Rd Suite 771

2841 Debarr Rd Suite 771

Anchorage, AK 99508

Main Location

2841 Debarr Rd Ste 50

Anchorage, AK 99508

Alaska Regional Medical Bldg
Regular Hours

Extra Phones

Phone: (907) 276-0301

Primary Phone: (907) 276-6301

Phone: (907) 276-2811

TollFree: (888) 935-2811

Merrill Field, Airport Heights, Saxton


Payment Method
insurance, master card, visa

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Specialties: Critical Care Specialist, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Gastroenterology


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Michael C.



I was a patient of J.C. Cates for fifteen years until I turned sixty five years old at which time he told me that he wouldn't accept medicare and that I would have to pay totally out of pocket to see him. This was a complete reversal of what he had said to me about continuing as my doctor when I had asked him about that issue on numerous times. He flat out lied to me and purposely misled me up until the time I no longer had lucrative insurance to bill.

To top it off, he is likely a poor doctor. After being dropped by J.C. Cates and The Northwest Medical Clinic, I have not been able to find a doctor who accepts new medicare patients. Most only serve those who had been their patients before turning sixty five. As a result, when my prescription for treating my high blood pressure ran out I had to go to a local urgent care facility to get a prescription. Lo and behold, while I was getting a quick physical from the ANP who was seeing me, she found a large growth on my thyroid that has evidently been growing for years.

So, the guy outright lied to me and misrepresented his position for a number of years and he missed an obvious growth that a Nurse Practitioner found on my first visit. I personally recommend finding a different doctor than him.